Alison Starling Bio, Age, Height, WJLA, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Husband

Alison Starling  Bio, Wiki

Alison Starling born Alison Loll Starling is a seven-time Emmy Award-winning American Journalist/anchor/reporter working at WJLA-TV in Washington, DC serving as a Weekday evening anchor from 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. newscasts. She has been working with this station since January 2004.

Alison Starling Age

Starling is 49 years old as of 2023. She was born in Orlando, Florida on the 28th of October 1973.  Accordingly, she celebrates her birthday on the 28th of October every year and her zodiac sign is Scorpio.

Alison Starling Height

Starling stands approximately 5 feet 6  inches (1.68 m) and weighs around 66 kg.

Alison Starling Education

For her Education, Starling enrolled and graduated from the University of Florida and is a proud Gator.  Upon graduation, she received a Cultural Ambassadorial Scholarship from Rotary International to study in France in 1995.

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Alison Starling Career

Starling works at WJLA-TV in Washington, DC serving as a Weekday evening anchor. She currently anchors the 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. newscasts. Alison has been part of 7News since January 2004, reporting major local and national news stories including the Virginia Tech shootings in 2007, Hurricane Isabel in 2003, and the Papal Mass in Washington live from the Nationals Ballpark in April 2008.

Alison joined 7News from KIRO-TV in Seattle, where she consumed three years as a reporter and anchor. While in the Pacific Northwest, she reported the Seattle Earthquake and the Tacoma connection to the D.C.-area sniper case. Alison also covered the outcome of the Space Shuttle Columbia tragedy live from Texas. Prior to Seattle, she commenced her career as a morning anchor and a reporter at WDEF in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Alison enjoys working with a number of charitable organizations in the metro area including the National Foundation for Cancer Research, events benefiting Breast Cancer research, and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. She has had three Little Sisters from Big Sisters Big Brothers of America during the last decade. Alison is also part of the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the National Capital Area. In November 2006, she took over the long-running and famous series “Working Woman,” profiling accomplished, recognized women in the Washington area who contribute to the community in unique ways. Alison is always looking for passionate stories of any type around the DMV, so feel free to send them along.

Alison Starling Awards

In 2009, Alison was titled the National Capital Region’s Big Sister of the Year. Washingtonian Magazine titled her one of the D.C. area’s rising stars in local television news in June of 2005 and in 2013 Washingtonian readers titled her one of their favorites in the Best of Local News.

In 2012, Alison was honored with Emmys for Best Anchor and for Continuing Coverage for the 2011 Earthquake. She earned again in 2013 for her role in the 7News special on Pope Francis, in 2015 for carrying on Coverage of the Baltimore Riots, in 2018 for carrying on Coverage of the Capital Gazette Shooting, and in 2019 for her piece on military caregivers.

Alison Starling’s Net Worth

In Alison’s career as an anchor/reporter, she was able to amass a net worth ranging between $1 Million-$ 5 Million.

Alison Starling Salary

Starling acquires annual earnings that range between $ 100, 755 and $ 239, 525.

Alison Starling Parents and Siblings

Marsh was born and raised by her devoted parents in Orlando, Florida, the United States.  She is the daughter of Bruce Starling (father) and  Dolores Starling (mother).  Alison hails from a military family and spent part of her girlhood in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area while her dad worked for the Office of the United States Trade Representative. Per a DNA test, she and her husband took, she is of mostly Irish and British descent.  Besides this, Alison has not revealed whether she has siblings or not.

Alison Starling Husband

Starling is married to Peter Marvin Alexander, an American journalist and television presenter who currently works for NBC News. The duo tied the knot in 2012 which means they have been together for more than a decade. Currently, they reside in Northern Virginia with their two daughters.

Alison Starling Kids

She and her husband are proud parents of two daughters namely Ava and Emma.

Alison Starling Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Starling is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts often. On her Twitter account, she has about 9,155 Followers around 12K followers on her Facebook page, and 4,212 followers on her Instagram account.

Alison Starling WJLA

Starling  works at FOX 8 News where she works alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Jonathan Elias
  2. Michelle Marsh
  3. Scott Abraham
  4. Robert Burton
  5. Ashlie Rodriguez
  6. Veronica Johnson
  7. Britt Waters
  8. Steve Rudin
  9. Brian van de Graaff
  10. Eileen Whelan
  11. Dave Lucas
  12. Melanie Hastings
  13. Brad Bell
  14. Sam Ford
  15. Adrianna Hopkins
  16. Carl Willis
  17. Lisa Fletcher
  18. Caroline Patrickis
  19. Olivia Garvey
  20. Lindsey Mastis
  21. Heather Graf